Awards & Accolades

Sally has been fortunate to be the recipient of several awards to date for her acting, directing, producing and writing. Here are some highlights of these honours she is so grateful to have been given to date.

To see all the awards Shakespeare Republic has been nominated for and won so far, CLICK HERE.


AWARDS

2021

Winner: “Best Director” – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Winner “Best Actress in a Web Series”, Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK) for “Macbeth” in Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Winner: “Best Dramatic Series” – 2021 Minnesota WebFest (USA) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated “Outstanding Actor in a Principal Role (History)”, The Groundlings’ Choice Awards (UK) for “Queen Katherine” in Henry VIII

Nominated: “Best Supporting Performance”, “Best Director in a Drama”, “Best Original Premise” & “Outstanding Drama” – 2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA) for playing the “Newsreader” and creating, directing & writing Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated: “Best Ensemble” – 2021 T.O. Web Fest (Canada) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated: “Top Amets”, “Amets Creator” & “Amets Ensemble” – 2021 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated: “Best Ensemble (International Narrative)”, ” Best Director (International Narrative)” & “Best Show (International Narrative)” – 2021 NZ WebFest (New Zealand) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Finalist“Best Director” – 2021 SceneSaver Birthday Honours Awards (UK) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated: “Best Director”, “Best Screenplay”, “Best Ensemble Cast” & “Best Concept” – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated “Best Director”, “Best Screenplay/Writer” & “Best Producer”, Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated: “Best Original Script” – 2021 Montréal Digital WebFest (Canada) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

2020

Winner “Best Film”, Falstaff Awards for Excellence in Shakespeare (USA) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Winner “Michael Ajakwe Jr Award For Innovation”, Sydney WebFest (Australia) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Winner “Best Web Series of All Genres”, (Grand Jury Award), Asia Web Awards (Korea) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles

Winner “Best Director”, New York City WebFest (USA) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

Nominated “Best Director”, “Best Ensemble Cast” & “Best Creator”, Asia Web Awards (Korea) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles

Nominated “Best Director”, Sydney WebFest (Australia) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles

Nominated: “Best Directing” & “Best Screenplay” – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK) for Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles)

2019

Winner “Best Director”, Côte d’Azur Webfest (part of the 72nd Festival de Cannes Marché du Film program, Cannes, France) for Shakespeare Republic #LoveTheBard

Winner “Best Ensemble Cast (Series)”, London International Motion Picture Awards (UK) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Winner “Best Web Series of All Genres” (Grand Jury Award), Asia Web Awards (Korea) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Nominated “Best Actress” & “Best Director”, Asia Web Awards (Korea) for playing “Beatrice” & directing Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

2018

Winner “Outstanding Drama Series”, New Jersey Web Fest (USA) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Winner “Best Dramatic Web Series”, Web Series Festival (USA) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Nominated “Best Lead Actress” & “Best Director”, Web Series Festival (USA), for playing “Beatrice” & directing Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

2017

Winner “Best Ensemble Cast”, Bilbao Seriesland (Spain) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Winner “Best Digital Series: Director – Sally McLean”, CINE Golden Eagle Award (USA) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Winner “Best Original Idea”, Rio WebFest (Brazil) for Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard

Winner “Best Short Film”, Peak City International Film Festival (USA), for Speaking Daggers

Awarded “Highly Commended: Best Film Inspired By  Shakespeare” by Jury President, Sir Kenneth Branagh, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust “Filming Shakespeare” Festival (UK) for Speaking Daggers

2016

Winner “Best Director”, Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA) for Shakespeare Republic

Winner “Best Shakespeare Short”, British Council Short Film Competition (UK) for Shakespeare Republic– Sally performing “Sonnet #18”

Winner “Best Webisode or Web Short”, Peak City International Film Festival (USA) for Shakespeare Republic – Sally performing “Sonnet #18”

Winner “Best Web Short”, Stonefair International Film Festival (Romania) for Shakespeare Republic – Sally performing “Sonnet #18”

Early Notable Awards

Winner “Best Supporting Actress”, Cheevers Awards (Australia) for Murdered to Death

Winner “Presenter of the Year”, Radio 3RPP-FM (Australia)

Nominated “Best Supporting Actress” & “Best New Talent”, MTGV Awards (Australia) for “Ado Annie” in Oklahoma

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